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could suffer yet another major blow. looming strikes at ports from next sass to boston are threatening to put thousands of americans out of work. with potential losses for u.s. businesses ranging in the billions. >> the port of baltimore is one of maryland's largest economic generators. any type of work action that may result in a suspension or stoppage of work would have an adverse effect. >> we handle more cars, we handle more farm and construction equipment than any other u.s. port. patti ann: we're learning that adverse effect could take a toll on the economy. fox business network's stuart varney has more for us on that this morning. good morning, stu. >> good morning, patti ann. you're talking about two million tons of cargo a day. you're talking about billions of dollars of commerce every single day. if there is a port strike that takes place possibly on sunday of this weekend, then 14,500 dock workers walk off the job at 14 major ports on the east coast and the gulf coast. directly affected? retailers who will have a hard time getting supplies in for the spring sales. the wareho
of the reasons they have been so locked up with they are thinking they want to keep their port. the russians are not the only one involved. lots of people sending weapons into syria. you have a war going on with the wrong, on the other side, you have weapons coming from saudi arabia and qatar in turkey and that is what is supplying the rebels in the civil war that is continuing to rage on. both of those don't really have a lot to gain. they have a lot to lose. their side loses, they will lose a lot. as long as the syrians are willing to keep killing each other in this process, so far the syrian civil war has now claimed 44,000 lives. many people believe there really no matter how this breaks down over the next couple of months, even if bashar al-assad does leave his power, this war could still rage on for a very long time to come. the 44,000 number could just be the beginning. a lot of people are saying that we could double that number if the violence continues over the next year. as it continues to creep closer and closer to the major cities inside syria, like what we are seeing right now.
to toys and electronics through the ports and into the marketplace but a lot of the goods won't be making it to our stores in longshoreman at more than a dozen ports from main to texas go on strike. that's what could happen by sunday if a deal can't be reached between the major shipping companies and a union representing nearly 15,000 longshoremen. >> the impact would be great. obviously on the dollar value side. on the cargo handling side but also on the job side because again these sports are major economic generators. >> richard of the maryland port administrator and others say the economic damage from a strike would reach well beyond the docks. >> your mom and pop retailer to your farmer to the trucking company that has to pick up the container atmosphere the port. so not just at the port but nationwide for everybody else that relays on the ports to move their commerce. >> coming at the same time as the fiscal cliff impasse it's a potentially devastating one-two punch for the economy. neither the longshoreman's union or alliance representing the shipping companies could give us anyone
amtrak, as well as the port authority to start the regional discussions off. to make sure folks identify and we a process to identify the most cost-effective mitigation efforts. it's going to be critical that the regions, the two states, all the agencies work well together on this. it's really quite possible that if not done correctly, one mitigation investment could worsen the potential damage on a neighboring transit asset. this really needs to be done in a coordinated fashion that bridges all of the local players, all of the local agencies, state and local governments to make sure that the impact of hurricane sandy don't repeat themselves. i see i'm already over my time, so with that, i'll submit the rest of the statement for the record, and thank you. >> thank you, administrator. madam secretary? >> good morning. chairman men endezz, members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify regarding recovery from superstorm sandy. in my roll as deputy assistant secretary for grant programs at h.u.d., i am responsible for the community development program, the cbdg, the c
load or unload cargo at any of the ports, l.a. or long beach. adam houseley's there live. what's the latest there, any movement in. >> reporter: not much movement at all. a few ships are getting through. the quote given to me this morning was they're trickling in. i'll step away, you can see to the port complex. l.a./long beach, the twin bolters. 40% of all cargo traffic in the country comes through here, the largest port complex in the country. you put the two together, you separate 'em out, and they're one and two. cargo ships just sitting there waiting to be unloaded. we know of at least 11 ships that have gone to other ports because this port has been shut down for a week. as far away as panama. nothing's getting through here, as i mentioned, one port employee said stuff is just trickling through. bill: what are the two sides saying, adam? what are you hearing? >> reporter: well, both sides, of course, blame the other side. the clerical workers are the ones that have gone on strike here. there's about 800 of them. they say that when they retire, those jobs are being moved o
tuned, but the police chief says all three knew each other. >>> two of the nation's largest ports are shut down due to a strike. workers in los angeles and long beach walked off the job tuesday claiming their jobs are being outsourced. the two sides remained at a standoff and that's hurting the bottom line. the executive director at the port of los angeles tells "outfront" some ships are being diverted to mexico. at this time of the year, that means everything you're buying for christmas. >>> tensions are rising in egypt after members passed a draft constitution today. all articles were approved by the muslim brotherhood, the party of mohammed morsi. frustrated coptic christians walked out because they said their views weren't being heard. the fate of the constitution won't be clear for another two weeks when egyptians get to vote on the draft. >>> the -- is warning tension could backfire. the reason, that's something of great concern and one group they're worried about is the group the international community has been trying to oust in that region. mark schroeder tells us aqim is
. more than 10,000 employees at the ports of los angeles and long beach are refusing to return to work. a similar situation back in 2002 cost the city an estimated one billion dollars a day and took supply chain more than six months to recover, affecting nearly everybody. there is concern this strike may have even greater impact considering the fragile state of the economy in our country. adam housley is live at the port in long beach. adam, what is the latest there? >> reporter: jenna both sides are actually meeting at the table right now as we speak, the mayor of los angeles, other political forces are here as well trying to push both sides forward to find a settlement if at all possible. 800 workers, clerical workers walked off the job here. because of that 10,000 longshoremen won't cross. we talked to both sides. clerical workers say they're upset for a number of reasons. their main contention once they retire their shock jobs are shipped overseas. they don't want the jobs outsourced. they walked out on the lines here. >> we are making progress but i will tell you we are committed
's largest ports are shut down due to a strike. workers in los angeles and long beach walked off the job tuesday claiming their jobs are being outsourced. their employers denied it. the two sides remained at a standoff and that's hurting the bottom line. the executive director at the port of los angeles tells "outfront" some ships are being diverted to mexico. they bring in 40% of the nation's imports and at this time of the year, that means everything you're buying for christmas. >>> tensions are rising in egypt after assembly members passed a draft constitution today. all 234 articles were approved unilaterally by the muslim brotherhood. that's the party of the president, mohamed morsi. frustrated coptic christians and liberals walked out before the votes because they said their views weren't being heard. the fate of the constitution won't be clear for another two weeks when egyptians get to vote on the draft. >>> the mauritanian president is warning tension in mali could backfire. locals could align with rebels. one group they are concerned about is al qaeda in the islamic maghreb. th
the teaching community and how they have been affected by the tragedy wrote this emotional piece. it is port but poignant. she folk -- talks how the teachers now have new eyes and lock at each other differently and are experiencing their profession much differently as are so many americans today on the day victoria soto, among others, are being laid to rest, six in total. >>shepard: the president today says he wants new proposals on limiting gun violence no later than next month. the president says our gun laws are not the only problem. >> three state department officials are reportedly looking for new work today. it is over fallout from the benghazi attack. the report out today slammed the state department for poor security and leadership failures. we will have the details for you. the feds are hunting if these two convicted robbers who escaped from a high-rise chicago jail using bed sheets. that is all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. >> first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, it won't be easy but that is not an excuse not to try. the president announce add new effort to lim
force. >> 30-day contract extension agreed to by the long shoreman shipman and port operators friday temporarily averts a shutdown of the 14 ports from massachusetts to texas. 14,000 long shoremen still find their jobs threatened by out automation. today it takes one long shoreman to do the works of three we have seen before. >> efficiency and new productivity, machines come in play. people are displaced by that. to maintain cost and come pettive market we have to pay attention to. president obama is beholden to unions. he's made a point of supporting them. >> look at how the unions built the stronger middle class and stronger america. >> day after that, michigan became the 24 state to pass right to worklaugh. the president option to reward unions are limited. >> we'll expect the leadership from president obama. >> more than 5700 new regulations posted in 90 days alone. >> way to do it from the union per speculative to raise the workers' pay around the world. >> laying the ground work to protect workers from detroit to juarez to shanghai to bogata. getting the government and multinat
police ceasing a shipment of toxic toys from china. more than 35,000 little rubber ducks at the port of los angeles. investigators say they are linked to a chemical linked to asthma and per tillity. >> a owner fight to go save his santa that towers over his holiday store. it's the 12th year the king sized kris kringle has stood on the roof. the town is fining the owner saying it is a safety hazard. he said it's safe. >> it is weighted down with sandbags and bolted to the building. >> both sides going to court but a judge won't hear the case until after christmas. >> through the florida keys the journey taking them 100 miles over 6 days. it is not exactly a control on the beach. >> whether it's across the basketball court or across 100 miles the fact we have time tag on the earth has a whole new level of balance. most people aren't accustomed to it. >> that is fox block across america. >> also in florida the holiday spirit of giving in full swing. you have seen them around salvation army bell ringers jingling for donations. for the past 8 years someone drop ago gold coin in the pails.
it happened and what the coast guard is doing to get it safely back to port. uma: we are following some disturbing developments out of iran. the country's navy is reportedly test firing a range of weapons including torpedoes and missiles near the strategic strait of hormuz, a vital passageway for 1/5 of the world's oil supplies. joining us to the discuss the possible ramifications, aaron david miller, a former advisor to six secretaries of state and vice president of the woodrow wilson center. great to have you here today. >> great to be here, uma. uma: how concerned are you by the recent actions of by iran regarding this test firing going on by the straits of hormuz? >> happy new year, and by the way this is really the mullahs way of extending a happy new year to the administration as well. these are aer is series of six-day integrated exercises to demonstrate and show that the iranians can take care of their own business and defend their coastline and if necessary, if necessary, put up an offensive deterrent capacity in the event they're struck by the united states and israel. i think
con. he called it -- lincoln. he called it land improvements. he meant ports and railroads at the time. public infrastructure is always the public's responsibility. so the question is never whether or not you're going to do it, you have to do it. the question is when does it make most sense? i would submit to you that it makes most sense today. why? because money is as cheap as it's ever going to be. every municipal government throughout this country borrows money by issuing debt bonds to underwrite the cost of building new frals. we -- infrastructure. we could be borrowing money today for about 1%. labor is cheap, equipment is cheap, because both are idling. and we clearly need the infrastructure investment. final thought on this? transportation for america, a not-for-profit organization, identifies 69,000 structurally deficient bridges in this nation. there's over 2,000 structurally deficient bridges in my state of new york. and in western new york we have 99 structurally deficient bridges. every second of every day seven cars drive on a bridge that is structurally deficient. we saw
for the port next year. he will work for seven months to make sure that business relationships go smoothly. executive director omar benjamin agreed to pay back more than $5,000 in expenses made at a strip club in texas. ktvu channel 2 morning news has also learned maritime director james kwon will earn more than $900 an hour based on his salary as maritime director. >>> the salvation army still needs more toys and they have already collected donations for more than 3,000 needy children but they still need toys for more than a thousand children. you can drop off donations in any of the facilities and cash donations are also welcome. >>> for the first time an american woman holds the title of miss universe... >> miss universe is usa... >> and that is olivia from rhode island receiving the honor and she beat out 88 competitors. sandoval was there as well and boy, tough duty for him. >>> it is looking pretty normal for thursday with our commute and toll plaza is backed up for a 15 to 20 minute delay and contra costa traffic is backed up on 680, let's go to mark. >>> we have some cold numbers,
ratings are so low? national pelosi voted against john boehner's bill or said she wouldn't uh port it, and it was -- wouldn't uh sport it, and it was her idea. this is what the american people are tired of as we head to the cliff. >> republicans have a majority in the house. all they had to do was to bring the bill up and get their people to vote for. it they couldn't do it. this is a disaster for the republicans in the house. >> shouldn't nancy paw pelosi, shouldn't she support her own idea? >> she is in the minority. look, the republicans run the house. boehner couldn't get his own people to vote for this. who know hows pelosi would vote -- who knows how pelosi would vote. now it is strictly on the senate. >> coming man frost quick question before we leave, the speaker, speaker boehner, moved more toward what president obama wants. that's in terms of the limits of who would see higher taxes. do you think that was a step in the right direction? >> i think it was exactly the right thing for the speaker to have done. i just feel sorry for him that his own party wouldn't support him. w
'm marianne rafferty. no dock worker strike, at least for now. eastern port operators and long shoremen agreeing to a 30-day contract extension. a walkout threatened for sunday would have shut down terminals in new york, houston and savanna, georgia. a negotiator is cautiously optimistic that they can work out their issues by the new january 28 deadline. former president george h.w. bush in intensive care in a houston hospital. but a spokesperson says he continues to improve. the 88-year-old former president is in good spirits and has been talking with doctors and nurses and even singing. he has been hospitalized since november 23 for an elevated fever, following a bronchitis-related cough. he was moved to intensive care on sunday. now back to "on the record." for your latest headline, go to foxnews.com. now, back to "on the record." >> greta: this is a fox news weather alert for the second time this week a large part of the country is bracing for an extreme winter storm. now, who is going to get slammed and when. in accuweather meteorologist jim dickey is tracking that storm. jim, who
through the port, the most damning recommendation was number one n. a post 2001 intelligence collection that expand expanded, the benghazi attacks are a stark remind they're we cannot overrely on the certainty or even likelihood of warning intelligence. careful attention should be given to factors showing a deteriorating threat situation in general as a basis for improving security posture. key trends must be identified and used to sharpen calculations. to me what's implied there is since 9/11, we might have increased our security and intelligence capabilities and seem to have gotten complacent in feeling like the terror threats around the world are not as dangerous perhaps as we know them to be now. >> there is no doubt when i was in a major threat and attempted assassination and my security went up triple fold. what is most devastating was that the security office eric nordstrom who testified on the hill several months ago with the people i believe that the taliban is within the state authority. they had the situation in kwlab and this was no surprise to anybody including me and yet t
of ducks and geese and tradesmen trampling to ports mouth square. both sides of the square were taken up by the devil. gambling dens and thrown-together hotels and flammable canvas roofs, oil paper walls and bands who played music full blast. they were silent now. only on the fourth and upper side of the square had god taken a small toehold in a small adobe building where the reverend william taylor preached in thunder, the way of the transgress sor is hard, and that a great calamity was surely to befall the great tinderbox called san francisco. reverend taylor was rarely wrong. the building material was all combustible, all of combustibles, a citizen complained to his friends back east. no fire engines, no hook or ladders and, in fact, no water except in very deep wells. availability might be required. is it not enough to make a very prudent man tremble? this canny resident warned that fire once begun at the windward side would be certain to burn the whole of the boom town to ash in an instant. and he was right. the christmas eve fire first appeared as the light of a candle in the secon
of the country's ocean bound shipping traffic at 14 points -- ports and mark the first by the group in decades. president obama is facing calls from corporate groups to use emergency powers to rippon the strike. michigan governor rick snyder has signed into law a measure allowing michigan areas to declare bankruptcy or fall under the control of an unelected emergency manager enabled to fire public officials and nullify union contracts. state republicans approved it this month after voters repealed a similar initiative on election day. despite reimposing a measure that was rejected by popular vote, governor snyder said -- was among a number of controversial bills recently advanced by state republicans in michigan before their majority declines with a new legislative session next month. the chicago teachers union has filed a lawsuit accusing a city of discriminating against african-american teachers and staff through its effort to reform or shut down local schools. the federal suit says more than half of the tenured teachers who lost their jobs in the most recent wave of school closings were afr
that, then look for activity around the ports of tartus and latakia. depending on how much equipment they would retrograde and get the people out those two ports would be important as well as the airports around damascus. alisyn: meaning what if you saw more active around the ports that would mean bashar al-assad is making a run for it? >> he probably is going to want to get some stuff out of there. he would probably get flown out because they want to do it with as few of people that knew about it as possible because you would have a massive collapse in that case. no matter how this turns out you'll have a lot of bad people with access to a lot of really bad weapons. and you've got al-qaida groups in there. everybody in the main opposition is connected with the muslim brotherhood, so there really aren't any good scenarios for the end of this thing. alisyn: on that chilling note captain chuck nash thank you so much for your input. >> you're welcome. bill: a rude awakening for so many this morning. why the location of an earthquake only hours ago is telling. alisyn: and devine interven
on iran. 94 to 0 vote. lawmakers banned all business with iran's energy, port, shipping, and ship building sectors. it's part of the ongoing u.s. effort to push iran to abandon its nuclear efforts. haven't worked. today iran's ambassador to the international atomic energy agency warned that any attack on its nuclear facilities could spark iran to kick out the inspectors and withdraw from the nonproliferation treaty. meantime, a senior iranian cleric today claimed that the recent war between israel and hamas in gaza was a direct victory for iran. hamas militants in gaza fired hundreds of rockets into israel. including iranian made if a jerry five mills that tel aviv. hamas leaders have publicly thanked iran for its assistance. secretary of state clinton is working to chart a path forward for the israelis and palestinians one day after the voted to recognize the nonmember state. secretary clinton meeting with officials including the israeli defense minister and palestinian prime minister. the white house says only face-to-face negotiations will lead to a lasting peace. meantime just after th
. the first shot report we were saying 3:29 p.m. local time in port land. now they are saying the first call was at 3:20 p.m. that time of the afternoon, moms and kids at the santa store, the foot court full of people. christmas shopping going on intrps to macy's there. the food court and this camera shop and in come ins this man clad in camo mask on his face carrying this weapon and just begins shooting apparently in the early going at random. walked by a game shot and shot there according to their witnesses walked around by this macy's and shot there according to witnesses. all the while running and screaming. you heard reports from mall employees and mall managers saying that some stores were closing their gates. others didn't know what to do. jewelry store employees according to a report you heard somebody was going on. news conference now being reported widely. that the suspect has been neutralized the suspect may be dead and in fact he may be one of the two people dead inside that mall or confirmed dead. we have multiple reports now of shooting others trying to get out of this scene yo
a public park, or they were. it's illegal and the mayor of the town of port republic in jersey says things have gotten so bad around the holidays that the only logical solution was to make the trees smell like rotten eggs and fish. >> they actually use in fertilizer. he said mix that with this thing, do it -- put two coats on it and when you get within five foot of that tree, you're not going to want to take it into your living room. >> shepard: the mayor says since he began spraying the tree with that mixture, not one single tree has gone missing. only in jersey. >>> some lottery winners in iowa were reportedly donate $3 million to build a football stadium for their local high school am but there is a catch the the school must paint the visiting team's locker room pink. it happened in a suburb of des moines. the family there won a $202 million jackpot from the powerball last september. their son a student at the school and they want the stadium ready for his senior football season. why not? the winners say they were half joking about the pink locker room, but school administrators say no
to watch over u.s. ports and international borders. critics say the drones are an invasion of privacy. the matter will be revisited next year. >>> people in san jose will finally get fluoride in their drinking water. yesterday the santa clara valley water district approved a plan to fund the project aimed at improving dental health. it will take about two years to get the system operating. >>> 20 minutes after 6:00. they are red-hot. the warriors played the hornets in oakland last night. >> plus unruffled. how a pidgeon crashed the raiders game on sunday. >> and pack your chains if you are heading out of town towards the sierra. snow is likely. looks like saturday and sunday. got some good skiing conditions in kirkwood once the snow comes down, 3" of new snow expected there. at northstar more snow expecting 6" packed powder with 12 lifts ready to go open to the public. similar story over at sugar bowl. lots of snow 2" of the powder. we have six lifts open. we'll have much more a look at your seven-day forecast coming right up. hero's welcome ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> welcome back.
-born oil and gas magnate, was last seen driving his motor boat through port everglades florida. sips then there is family battle over his $100 million fortune. >>> a brand new study finds decline in obesity rates among young children from low income families. centers for disease control saying it is a sign the obesity epidemic might soon be under control. harris: an eye-popping scene in southern california. a sinkhole swallowing a city bus. a water main break caused major flooding in oceanside and tore apart the road. the driver didn't know that and drove the bus head first right into it. he was able to crawl out of a window safely. nobody else was on the bus, fortunately. the city had to turn off water for 400 homes to fix the problem. a public works official saying it is good reminder not to drive through standing water, sometimes there is no road underneath. jon: good reminder. right now parts of the south getting a look at the devastation caused by tornados that swept through on christmas day. a feeling one alabama church knows all too well. alberta baptist church in tuscaloosa,
in the iranian economy, with energy and shipbuilding and shipping and the ports, this amendment that would shut down businesses that are involved in sectors which fund the proliferation activities of iran, of that regime is crucial. in addition, the amendment is going to prohibit business with all designated persons connected to the iranian government. it bans trades in commodities used in these key sectors. it's designed to stop iran from busting sanctions by receiving payment in the gold or using oil payments in local currency then to buy gold. and we've got to stop an effort to water down these sanctions. i say that because i remember the votes in the past. i, i remember our effort on the central bank. it was only because we got the unanimous votes frankly, that we got so much support, that we were able to deploy those, but let me add that there is another portion of the amendment here that targets the regime for their human rights abuses. and i think one of the areas where we really have been short, for those of you who have talked, those of you who have been in the prisons there, that expe
their opposition to morsi's move to greatly expand his personal powers. and in the port city of alexandria, the president supporters taking to the streets for a rally organized by the muslim brotherhood, clashing with opponents there. steve harrigan is streaming live from cairo. what's the latest? >> both sides really trying to get their supporters out on the streets to show the level of public support, both pro and anti-morsi groups have. the anti-morsi protesters really come up short today, 25,000 at their peak behind me in that rear square. two miles away, perrot-government protesters numbering about 200,000, just here in cairo alone. but also in other cities in egypt as well. many of these egyptians from the rural areas bussed in, many carrying korans as well, shouting god is the law. so a real strong show of force for morsi supporters. morsi is also announced this constitution that will go to a he referendum. this draft constitution he pushed through in one night will be voted on in two weeks, on december 15. morsi vowed once that constitution is in place, the extreme powers he gave h
of the nation's busiest ports to a halt. now there is a new push to break the stalemate. we'll tell you who is getting involved, and also this story, a couple expecting a baby. we heard today that kate middleton is actually in the hospital. we'll talk about this hopefully with a doctor after this break on this breaking news, about how kate is doing and what about the baby? next. [ female announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. jenna: you might recall a story from a few weeks back about iran firing at one of our drones. well we might have an indication as to why that happened. according to the "wall street journal" there is a report today that the u.s. is now stepping up its spying operations on one crucial facility in iran, the bushear nuclear reactor. they are concerned about the security of records grade plutonium at the site after iran unexpectantly removed fuel rods from the reactor last oct
, president obama porting the people who supported him, but it very bad economics. in illinois, you ran the tape of the pension python. that python is $233 billion in the state of illinois. those that don't have the money. what they should be doing is addressing the pension problem. they are not doing so. beneath the surface, the desire for help from someone else. megyn: think about how this makes the people of detroit deal. there are probably some that agree with joann watson. but others are probably thinking, you fix it. we put you in the city council. why is that the federal taxpayers problems come in and fix it for you. isn't that what we elected you to do? >> is this not a bailout mentality, which we have in america today? after all, we always go back to the wall street bailout. bailing out the rich guys, why can't you bail us out now? we are in dire straits. megyn: that is a compelling argument. but the wall street fat cats that took huge risks that they knew they couldn't sustain -- they got the bailout. >> that bailout was paid back with the proper to the central government. meg
when they pull into port, but in a telephone interview, the bet's skipper said it weighed in at a record 459 pounds. wow. >>> well, we have much more ahead in the next hour of "cnn saturday morning", which starts right now. >>> it is saturday, december 8th. good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. anger and outrage are growing over the shocking death of a nurse. now london hospital where the woman worked is speaking out about the tragedy. many states have had their say, now the highest court in the land agrees to take up same-sex marriage. gay or straight, the ruling could have wide ranging implications on america. >>> the pentagon is make preparations in the event that it's ordered to strike syria. we'll explain what the u.s. military is doing and how quickly action could be taken if syria stages a chemical attack against its people. >>> first, to london, and new developments in the tragic suicide of a nurse who was caught up in a prank phone call. the nurse, jacintha saldanha, killed herself friday after she was fooled into giving confidential information about prince wil
on highway four at port chicago. not a serious crash but they did move it and now traffic has improved as you drive over the hill. there goes bart. they were reporting on time. if you are on highway four it's still slow. also this morning we are looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, that's backed up to the maze and the metering lights are on. 30 minute delay. it's not -- we used to have friday light but we don't now. right now traffic does look okay. if you are driving on the bridge you should see good conditions. now let's go to steve. >> sal. >> cloudy skies, mostly cloudy, great pictures, sunrise and -- get a little bit of sun but generally cloudy, this system arriving without much left. the one i'm in front of. when it's that far and running in to a -- a split jet stream -- very cool high temperatures here. nice picture from chloe up in clear county showing cloudy skies, looks like precipitation trying to turn. i doubt much of this if anything is reaching the ground. this is a lot of cloud cover and not much rain. so that is the best opportunity for any rain. that won't be very much. th
. >> the port of oakland's maritime director will still be getting a paycheck in the new year even after he resigned because of a financial scandal. james kwon will work as a consultant for seven years next year. he will stay on to help with a transition. some economic reports say they were surprised. >> they need to the truth and tell it fast. somebody else is going to. >> reporter: now, ktvu has learned that kwon will be paid $109 an hour based on his $214,000 salary as the maritime director. >>> it is nine minutes before 8:00. a 15-hour closure on one of the busiest freeways in the east coast. this freeway is normally packed to begin with. the deadly chain reaction crash and the cleanup crews had to do overnight. >>> one family that's homeless feels very grateful this holiday season. they have a place to stay in a crowded homeless shelter in san francisco. why that shelter is overflowing. and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. get breyer's ice cream for $2.88 and dessert will surely shine. make it a grand finale with sta
. this is i-35 near port dodge, iowa. 30 vehicle, 10 to 12 inches of blowing snow and near zero visibility. say it again. think twice if you have to get out of this and drive. karen is standing by in the weather center, but i want to talk travel. ted, let me go to you. you have this part of the story at o'hare international airport. talk to me about flight cancellations. where are we on that? >> plenty of flight cancellations here, brooke. the main reason is the weather in other cities. you can see here it's still raping and expected to still keep raining for a couple of hours before it turns to snow. when it turns to snow, there is going to be major trouble here. at midway airport, southwest airlines has canceled all of their flights after 5:00 local time. in a few hours at midway, they have proactively canceled the flights. they will likely be okay getting oust o'hare and chicago because there is a window of a couple of hours. you see a bunch of sailors who finished up basic training and they are hoping to get home for the holidays. they have more stop and then they will be on leave. the
to america's ports, as a strike deadline fast approaches. doug mcelway live from washington. doug, the complaints of longshoreman whose strike was temporarily averted last week is kind of a symbol of what is threatening unions all across the nation, right? >> it really is heather, the longshoreman have been threatened by automation. it takes one longshoreman to do a job in the early 1960s it took three men to do. as automation has increased the longshoreman's union demanded their job security be plea served. the shipping industry worked out a deal where longshoreman would be paid a fee based on the weight of every container this a ship carries. but the industry finds it prohibitive lee expensive. >> antiquated work rules we've seen in it automotive industry, in the steel industry where efficient will see and new productive machines can come into play and people get displaced by that. it's been a difficult thing but it's one of the things that in order to maintain the cost and competitiveness in a global marketplace we have to pay attention to. >> reporter: president obama is basic
business with key sectors in the iranian economy, with energy and ship building and shipping and the ports, this amendment that would shut down businesses that are involved in sectors which fund the proliferation activities of iran and that regime is crucial. in addition, the amendment is going to prohibit business with all designated persons connected to the iranian government. it bans trades and commodities used in these key sectors and used to stop iran from receiving payment in gold or using oil payments in local currency then to buy gold and we have to stop an effort to water down these sanctions. i say that because i remember the votes in the past. i remember our effort on the central bank. it was only because we got unanimous votes because we got so much support that we were able to deploy those. but let me add that there is another portion of the amendment here that targets the regime for their human rights abuses. and i think one of the areas where we've been short, for those of you who have talked to to those in the prison there and experienced the torture, who have seen the murd
as the interest of key countries like you just mentioned, russia, the only port they have outside of russian territory in syria. or after the sanctions on iran, syria became the major importer for weapons from russia. veryimportant issue for russia, as well as iran sending fighters to fight along the lines of the regime. as well as china with the issue of human rights. as long as the international community does not address the interests of the importance stakeholders, that is not really going to help. what is your take on that? >> i think they have very short form policy. i have been in moscow and we met with the russian minister of foreign affairs. syria and russia have a relationship. we need to keep such a relationship, but with such short policies by defending the assad regime, you of making such a relationship very difficult. i think the syrians see russia the same as they see the assad regime. when you see your brother and sister being killed every day -- i have been in syria and i have lots of examples. when the syrian people solve all of this happen for them, of course, they will ch
, the infrastructure investments that are being made in ports and in bridges and roads. and structural -- structures all across these big cities. and then they're planning other cities. put 2 million people here, put 5 million people here in cities. >> extraordinary. >> so it is almost overwhelming. >> yes. i know that you traveled there with "fortune" magazine's reporter. he was on here earlier this week and said there were two things that people wanted to know most about. that was our fiscal cliff situation and whether or not hillary clinton is going to run for president in 2016. so i want to start with the cliff first. what were the concerns? >> the concerns were that the united states of america, the great nation that we are, the largest economy in the world. and the world is watching to see. i was asked directly, what's going on in washington. they're concerned about gridlock as well as many americans are. and i try to give some explanation as to what the president is proposing, the fact that everyone agrees that middle class tax rates should go down and those cuts should stay in place. they ag
. caller: we had a certain amount of money we had to spend on repair ports every quarter. we were told if you do not spend it, you lose that money for the following quarter. we bought all kinds of things we did not need. you get a part that breaks, you cannot afford to replace it. certain items, you cannot have a spare. if you say i have $5,000 this quarter to buy parts and i only spent $2,000, i should lose that money for the following quarter. that should be held passed the deadline of spending the money to buy the real part that breaks that i need. host: whether any other consequences to not spending what you were supposed to spend? caller: i had to spend that money that i was told i had to spend or i could not use it any other time. i have a part that breaks later on. i do not have the money to buy the part. host: we understand that. any consequences for you personally when they do not spend the money they are supposed to spend? caller: not for us personally but for the squadron of the ship. guest: i was in the military for 20 years. at the end of the fiscal year, there was often t
to ship -- we have to ship -- ships from other ports to go to the mediterranean to solve the problem. libya, tunisia, egypt, israel, syria, mediterranean problems that belong to the mediterranean . if we enforce our treaties with our allies we could cut our costs substantially, and this goes through all the other lines is that we have. thank you. >> the problem is that nato is an alliance that is only committed to the defense of its members. what happened in the libyan campaign was it was a coalition of the will. major nato players such as germany did not play. what really turned out to be the case is absent the united states were anything but a very small, almost counterinsurgency operations in places like sierra leone ore and liberia, nato cannot really deploy and operate. it does not have the capabilities. it does not have the specialized systems like air refueling tankers and all that. the u.s. at to provide most of the curls -- cruise missiles and after a few is most of the air to ground bonds. and so even if you were to say that we're going to renegotiate the treaty to it's goi
have port trait mode, sports mode, all sorts of things like that. they adjust the cameras really, really well. they coo a pretty good job. >> steve: now, this would be in portrait mode. it is, well, nicely lighted. but it's kind of awkward, isn't it? >> this is a sophisticated picture taking circumstance. we encourage you to -- >> that's holding a glass. maybe not the appropriate dress. the kid is wearing kind of a nutty hat. >> one of the things you want -- as a photographer, is you want to control your subjects a little bit. you want to make sure that they don't do things that they want to be photographed in 'cause those photographs last forever. i'm not sure that the person in that photograph wants to have a glass in her hand or wants to look like that. the framing of the picture, really affects it. >> steve: this is the kind of picture you would like a portrait to wind up at. there seems to be a different dynamic. what did the photographer tell these people that they didn't tell the others? >> he tried to get the expressions uniform. they're all smiling, they're all dressed t
'll be the first to know. >>> no strike for at least a month for workers at ports on the east and gulf coasts. it would be a big deal for the nation's economy if the international longshoreman's association does strike. the contract was due to expire a minute after midnight sunday, but good news, good news today as both parties agree to a partial deal to keep talking. they were able to work out a major sticking point that extends the contract for a month. so stay tuned. >>> more water is drastically needed in the mississippi river. the need is so dire, barge traffic may shut down as early as next week. that means thousands of shippers may lose their jobs. water levels and ice forming in the river right now makes it difficult for the ships to pass through. ships carry about $7 billion in goods on the river in december and in january. that's according to bloomberg report. i want to bring in chad myers now. how will the current weather situation play into this? will the river get the help it needs? >> no. not in the places that need it. remember we talked about the rain, all this snow that is go
of them. the port arthur massacre galvanized the country. even the government run by conservatives said we have to do something. essentially what they did is banned assault weapons. acquired much more strict licensing for everyone else and imposed what was semi voluntary buyback program. so they bought people's guns from them in some cases a lot of public pressure on people to give up their guns even if they had a right to keep them under law. they gave them up. they got 650,000 guns out of people's hands, about a sixth of the guns in australia, and here's what the former foreign minister alexander danner had to say about the experience. >> 67% of all homicides in the united states are committed with firearms whereas in australia, only 11% of homicide s are committed with firearms. the two sets of statistics tells you that the scheme we introduced in 1996, hugely controversial, all of the same arguments about rights to bear arms and so on, it has in the end saved a large number of lives in this country. >> okay. so that's australia which is a country that had a fair number of guns. another
port international rare hub in louisville, kentucky with more. hi, adam. >> reporter: jenna, the largest facility in the country. you see that plane behind me? 260 planes shuttling packages throughout the world. 300 seconds a second today. it will be 500 million packages for the whole holiday season. see what is going on here? they're preparing all the containers to go worldwide. we shot video, want to show it to you, of the package going down the conveyor belt. pretty cool to see. there are 400,000 ups employees worldwide making your christmas packages arrive on time. in addition to all those people, they took on 55 thousand seasonal employees. they have 260 plus aircraft, what is one of the world's largest airlines delivering packages. at end of the day, this company posted $53 billion in revenue and they're just gearing up. this is their busiest day. this week is their basisest shipping week. they will double what they usually ship just in the days between the 17th of december and the 24th of december. when all is said and done the holiday shipping season for ups will be
community as we continue to focus on jobs. he has shown that with his support of the ports and knowing that the deepening needs to be there, he's shown courage when he helped us with the fight against national labor relations board and the unions that tried to take boeing down. he has shown it with his fiscal representation and the fact that he knows the value of a dollar. he understands what every family and small business goes through, and he has stayed consistent to that. it also -- jenna: so this is the process in south carolina. the governor there announcing the replacement for senator jim demint and announcing that congressman scott is to become the senator for that state for the next several years, i believe until 2014, when he'll have to run for re-election. that will vacate his seat in the house. by the way, this will be the first african-american gop senator since 1979, and nikki haley referring in some ways there to the changing of the guard in the south carolina senate position. we'll bring you back there in just a moment, follow that announcement david drucker's going to b
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